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Cancer Prevention Through Diet

Have you eaten your brussel sprouts today? Brussel sprouts are full of phytochemicals that offer protection from prostate, breast, colon and endometrial cancers. They are a great source of sulforaphane and isothiocyanates. Research has shown that sulforaphane may inhibit cancerous stem cells from growing and preliminary research combining chemotherapy with sulforaphane looks very promising [...]

Think Before You Pink

You may have seen the movie Pink Ribbons Inc.  The campaigns that assess where the dollars are going in breast cancer research are paramount, and worth having a look at: Foundations that are supporting and protecting women's health: Think Before You Pink™, a project of Breast Cancer Action, was launched in 2002 in response [...]

Yoga Directory Canada

Keep up with all of our Yoga events with Yoga Directory Canada.  A great resource for both students and teachers alike! Yoga Directory Canada OUR PRINCIPLES First, to do no harm To cooperate with the healing powers of nature. To address the fundamental causes of disease. To [...]

E-book for young adults with cancer

As the Integrative Medicine Section Editor for Cancer Knowledge Network, Dr. Shainhouse has been asked to write a chapter on the role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the lives of young adults with cancer.  If you are a patient of the clinic, and have found tremendous benefit from our Integrative Cancer Care Program [...]

Restorative Yoga – A Balm for the Cancer Experience

Check out this article by The Cancer Knowledge Network about Restorative Yoga during the cancer experience. "Restorative Yoga, a particularly slow and mindful practice, has been gaining popularity, especially where life circumstances are stressful and laced with fear. Restorative Yoga is deliberately restful.  It helps those with cancer and their caregivers take time to [...]

Dr. Shainhouse’s latest contribution to Cancer Knowledge Network

In a Perfect World... Integrative Cancer Care: Naturopathic approaches to cancer co-existing within the conventional system By Jill Shainhouse, ND Fabno, CKN Section Editor The lack of integration between the conventional and adjunctive oncology worlds in the Canadian system presents patients with a dilemma on many fronts.  The “perfect” system would be one that had [...]

Yoga For Healing

We are happy to introduce Yoga to Insight! This yoga class is designed to promote your healing process by restoring your energy levels.  It is a gentle, beginner level, hatha yoga class that focuses on simple versions of classical poses to stretch away tightness and tension, thereby increasing flexibility. Some poses will help to [...]

Introductory Sauna Offer

  Warm up today and detoxify too! Present this coupon to receive two Infrared Sauna sessions for the price of one! For more information on the benefits of Sauna Therapy Click here OUR PRINCIPLES First, to do no harm To cooperate with the healing powers of nature. To [...]

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction in Breast Cancer

Comments by Jill Shainhouse, ND Fabno, CKN Editor Read the Current Oncology article here A breast cancer patient may experience significant amounts of stress at any given stage of the process after initial diagnosis. Stress, anxiety and depression can also worsen during their treatment as well as in the survivorship phase.   It is essential for [...]